BUFFALO, NY (AP) – More than 65,000 power outages have been reported in upstate New York after the high winds continued to rattle the region overnight.
Syracuse.com says that 5,000 relief workers have been mobilized.
WGRZ in Buffalo says that lake-effect snow combined with gusts of 60 km / h could reduce visibility in some areas on Monday morning.
Hundreds of schools had cancellations or delays.
The wind also caused chaos around the Metropolitan New York City.
On Sunday, thousands lost power up. In Buffalo, two people were injured by falling light poles.
An 86 mph gust was recorded on Sunday at Whiteface Mountain in the Adirondacks. There were gusts at 74 mph at Niagara Falls Airport and 69 mph at Buffalo Airport.
PHOTO: Buffalo, NY